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Molecular Biotechnology

Details
Code molecu.biot_s2s_C_en
Organizational unit Faculty of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Biotechnology
Field of studies Molecular Biotechnology
Form of studies full-time
Level of education graduate (second-cycle)
Educational profile academic
Language(s) of instruction English
Minimum number of students 7
Number of places offered 24
Duration 2 years (4 semesters)
Required document
  • higher education diploma
There are currently no active application rounds for this programme.

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About the programme

information about the programme studia.uj.edu.pl
admission statistics (previous years) statistics overview (in Polish)
application fee 100 PLN
tuition fees

For the 1st year: 20 000 PLN
For the 2nd year: 17 000 PLN

In total: 37 000 PLN

More information: fees.

harmful factors present during the course of education list of harmful factors present

Useful information

Who can apply?

Studies can be undertaken by people the holders of:

  • diploma of higher education (at least Licencjat or equivalent, e.g. bachelor) awarded in any field. 

The diploma proves their eligibility to undertake second-cycle programmes of study in Poland. Diplomas issued abroad of Poland, entitling to continue university-level study in country in which diploma was issued.

Qualified candidates need to have graduated from the declared study programme by the time of enrolment.

Calculating the final result

The final admissions result is calculated based on the following elements:

element scale weight
interview points awarded on a scale from 0 to 100 100%

Results on the document entitling to undertake studies are not considered in the calculation of the final admission result.

About the interview

The interview is conducted in English. Its aim is to assess candidate's knowledge in the field of Biological Sciences, fluency English, including technical vocabulary in the fields of Biology and Chemistry, candidate's aptitude and motivation to study the chosen field.

Place and time of the interview

The interview takes place on the day specified in the admission schedule.

Candidates are notified of the interview details individually through their OAS accounts.

The interviews will be conducted online (Microsoft Teams, Skype etc.). To take part in the interview, please note that you will need a stable Internet connection, a working microphone and headphones or speakers, as well as a webcam (your identity will be verified with the identity document you will be asked to show to the camera, and you are expected to answer questions without assistance of other people).

Required documents 

Required documents in admission process 

Upon the submission of application, candidates have to fill out a form containing questions about the:

  • course of study they have graduated from;
  • final diploma result – if this is not known yet, a predicted grade should be entered;
  • information on the results of diploma (awards, distincions);
  • list of positions (including summer jobs) the candidate has held in the last three years;
  • list of activities (including summertime) the candidate has taken part in the last three years;
  • concise essay (250–450 words) on one of the following topics:
    • TOPIC 1: Your view on the role of Molecular Biotechnology in the modern world.
    • TOPIC 2: Your motivation to study Molecular Biotechnology.
    • TOPIC 3: Your motivation to continue education in Kraków, Poland.
  • higher education diploma—the diploma has to include information that the candidate is eligible to undertake second-cycle programs. if the diploma does not include such information, a document confirming that the diploma entitles them to undertake second-cycle programs should be added (list of diplomas where this is not required is available at welcome.uj.edu.pl in the “Higher education diploma” part). If the candidate does not yet have the physical copy of the diploma, they should upload a copy of the certificate confirming that they have graduated.

When filling out the sign up form in the system, candidates upload copies of the following documents, required for the calculation of their final result:

  • higher education diploma—the diploma has to include information that the candidate is eligible to undertake second-cycle programs. if the diploma does not include such information, a document confirming that the diploma entitles them to undertake second-cycle programs should be added (list of diplomas where this is not required is available at welcome.uj.edu.pl in the “Higher education diploma” part). If the candidate does not yet have the physical copy of the diploma, they should upload a copy of the certificate confirming that they have graduated.
Documents required for the enrolment

documents to be downloaded from OAS account (tab “Applications“, link “Documents and further steps“)

  • personal questionnaire
  • form “podstawa ubiegania się“
  • power of attorney (if a candidate is enrolled by a representative)

documents, copies of which should be provided together with the originals for inspection

ATTENTION! Please familiarize yourself with the list of required documents and prepare them in advance, as their collection may take longer than the time allocated admission to studies. 

  • valid passport or ID card (only for inspection, no copies)
  • diploma of higher education entitling to undertake second-cycle studies*
  • certified translation into Polish or English of documents issued in a language other than Polish or English
  • decision issued by the director of Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange or by Polish Minister

Documents which can be delivered until September 29:

  • apostille or legalization of a certificate obtained outside Poland
  • health insurance

*If the candidate has not yet received the document of their diploma, they may in its place submit a certificate of graduation, together with a written statement that they undertake to deliver a copy of the diploma with the original document available for inspection by 29 September 2022. 

Documents required after enrolment

  • medical certificate issued by a doctor of occupational medicine, confirming that there are no contraindications to study

ATTENTIONA referral for the medical exam is issued after the successful enrolment by the office. Please note that you should not sign up for the exam before enrolling, without the issued referral.

More information: required documents

Tuition fee payment

Tuition fee is required from all candidates. The fee amount is listed at the top of the page, in the “About the programme” section. More information about tuition fees: fees.

Contact

 

Faculty of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Biotechnology

Welcome Centre
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questions related to the programme of studies: the programme, signing up for courses, student ID, tuition fees, USOSweb password reset, etc.

questions related to the admission process: the OAS, application fees, booking enrolment dates, required documents, etc.
office hours Monday–Thursday 10 am to 2 pm Monday—Friday 9 am to 3 pm
phone

(+48) 12 664 69 32

(+48) 12 663 26 60

(+48) 12 663 26 63

email

student.wbbib@uj.edu.pl

teresa.perun@uj.edu.pl

welcome@uj.edu.pl

address

Gronostajowa 7

30-387 Kraków

Ingardena 6 (enter through ul. Oleandry 2a)

30-060 Kraków